Reflections on a Problem of Climate Justice: Climate Change and the Rights of States in a Minimalist International Legal Order

Abstract

Taking the principle of sovereignty as its starting point, this article argues that even in a minimalist international legal order, those states that are responsible for causing climate change have a duty to assist or compensate injured states and to cooperate in mitigating future climate change.

Carlson, J. (2008). Reflections on a Problem of Climate Justice: Climate Change and the Rights of States in a Minimalist International Legal Order. Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, 18(1). Retrieved from http://law-journals-books.vlex.com/vid/reflections-climate-minimalist-66422223